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HELP SAVE KANSAS CITY DEMOCRACY!!!
In light of a critical shortage of poll workers due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US Election Assistance Commission announced that Sept. 1 will be National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. The goal is to encourage potential poll workers to volunteer for November's election.
Outcry Over Rusty Pipes
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Tenants invited KCTV5 News inside to take a look. They wanted us to see what conditions are like on the second floor. Before we could get to the second floor, we saw water dripping from the ceiling into two trash cans in the lobby.
Kansas City Drinkers Abound Amid COVID Harsh Times
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A sober-living house for men in Kansas City, Missouri, is helping fewer people overcome addiction. The coronavirus pandemic has prompted Welcome House, a nonprofit located at 1414 East 27th Street, to create quarantine spaces, limit access to its programs and either make meetings smaller or cancel them, according to Jamie Boyle, Welcome House president and CEO.
Don’t Bank On Fairness
Diane Reed, once an executive vice president for UMB Financial Corp. in North Carolina, is suing the company for age and sex discrimination. It's the second case filed by a senior-level woman executive at UMB in the past year. UMB (Nasdaq: UMBF) denied the accusations in both complaints.
Hannah Hotness Amasses All The Online Love
American swimsuit model Hannah Palmer took to her Instagram page on Friday, August 28, and wowed her 1.6 million followers with a hot bikini picture. In the snap, Hannah rocked a yellow bikini that showcased her amazing figure. Her top boasted tiny cups that exposed major underboob.
2020 Contest Tightens
Exclusive: The conventions over, Joe Biden leads Donald Trump by a narrower 50%-43% in USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll
The political conventions over, Joe Biden now leads Donald Trump in the race for the White House by 50%-43%, the new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. That seven-point advantage has narrowed from the 12-point edge he held in June. As Labor Day looms, launching the campaign's final sprint, the survey finds significant skepticism about whether the election itself can be trusted.
Political Violence Worsens
Donald Trump was in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday following a week of violent protests He toured the city, which has been reeling since black man Jacob Blake was shot by police on August 23 Hours after he left a scuffle broke out between a MAGA fan and
Speaker Suffers Hair Don’t
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got her hair styled Monday inside a San Francisco hair salon, her office said in a statement Tuesday, an apparent violation of the city's Covid-19 safety regulations that enraged the salon's owner.
Serious Satire Against Terror
Satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, the target of a 2015 massacre by Islamic extremists, will republish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed to coincide with the start of a trial for the terror attack. The 2015 attack left 12 people dead when gunman swarmed Charlie Hebdo's offices, killing 11 employees and a policeman nearby in Paris.
Newspaper Swagger Jacks TKC
Andrew Jackson, the wealthy slave owner and champion of Native American genocide for whom Jackson County is named, was commonly known as "Old Hickory." Who better to replace Old Hickory as the honoree of Jackson County than the all-time great athlete and Royals baseball star Bo Jackson, who routinely broke hickory baseball bats over his knee with ease?
Celebrate Blood Diamonds?!?!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It took a little longer than usual, but with less than 10 days until their home opener for the 2020 season, the Kansas City Chiefs finally got their Super Bowl rings. Delayed a few months due to the pandemic, the Chiefs held a private ring ceremony Tuesday at Arrowhead Stadium that [...]
KC Heats Up
Cloudy skies to start your Wednesday. Partly cloudy skies and highs near 84 this afternoon.
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Rock Chalk Pandemic Life Offers Teachable Moments
KU students are adjusting to their new normal, making the best of a bad situation
Local Students Confront Stress
OLATHE, Kan. - Schools are reopening, whether that's in person or virtually. Students are getting everything they need to prepare: school supplies, laptops and tablets. But district leaders and mental health experts stress the importance of mentally preparing for the new adjustment.
KC Fight For Life
LENEXA, Kan. - A metro man has been battling a medical supply company over a billing dispute for 10 months. Darrell Houde said its gotten so bad he can no longer even reach anyone on the phone. Desperate for help, Houde contacted FOX4 Problem Solvers. "I'm tired," Houde said.
Downtown Last Picture Show
As pandemic-related shutdowns near the six-month mark, a number of businesses will be compelled to report layoffs and furloughs that began in March. Alamo Drafthouse, a movie theater operator based in Austin, Texas, may be the latest such business preparing for its furlough to extend beyond six months.
Life Lessons Await
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many Kansas City-area school districts are about to start school in a week. Do they feel ready? 41 Action News found that being "ready" for this school year involves more than just a different curriculum. The Piper School District's first day of classes is Sept. 9.
Giving Kansas City The Bird
The day after Charlie Parker's 100th birthday, I'm driving to the lake listening to "the earliest authentic document we are ever likely to hear of the 20th century giant." So say the liner notes accompanying T Bird in Kansas City, 1940-42 on the Stash CD The Complete "Birth of the Bebop."
Local Brew Can Do
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KELLY: A LOCAL BREWERY WITH A POWERFUL NAME IS LIVING UP TO IT. LIMITLESS BREWERY HAS BEEN HIT HARD BY COVID-19. AS KMBC 9'S ROB HUGHES FOUND, THE OWNERS AND CUSTOMERS REFUSE TO QUIT. ON THIS STARTED WE SAID, LET'S GO.
Kansas City Inspired By Black Panther King Backstory
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Actor Chadwick Boseman's unexpected death after a private battle with colon cancer has the urgent attention of survivors of the disease, including a Lee's Summit woman who is about to release a memoir about her experience surviving the disease. Danielle Ripley-Burgess' health journey began in high school.